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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

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County News

August 31, 2016

Every year millions of people attend the 105 Iowa county fairs and the Iowa State Fair and tell their friends about the great time they had. Maybe it was their first encounter with livestock, riding the Merri-GoRound or eating a corn dog. Or you might be ‘veteran fairgoer’, a 4-H or FFA member, a volunteer or serving on your fair board.  Now it’s time to share your story with others!

August 31, 2016

Janice Halder’s 4-H career as a member began in 4th grade and ended in 5th grade!!  The club disbanded and became an all-boys club! We are so glad ALL youth have the 4-H opportunity today!

August 29, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County partnered with Pocahontas County Public Health to receive the Iowa Department of Public Health Grant. Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach was awarded a portion of the grant to provide Health and Nutrition Education to people in the county.

August 29, 2016

Farmers, agronomists, and industry have the opportunity to learn about crop insects from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with its new "Getting to Know the Insects" publication and the upcoming Farm Progress Show.

August 29, 2016

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, Sept. 15.

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The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 29, 2016 09:34 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, Sept. 15...

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